Canada

Iron ore prices approaching 5-year low

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 29, 2014
Iron ore prices hit lowest in five years

Monthly loss up to 8.4%

Potash: Come back Baumgertner, all is forgiven

Frik Els | August 28, 2014
Potash: Come back Baumgertner, all is forgiven

One year after Vladislav Baumgertner blasted the global potash market wide open, the now ex-Uralkali CEO's predictions seem to be playing itself out.

Gold up on Ukraine tensions, but gains pared

Jeffrey Richmond | August 28, 2014
gold up on ukraine tensions, but gains pared feat

U.S. data showed stronger-than-expected Q2 growth.

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New technology could end the debate over pipeline safety

Oilprice.com | August 28, 2014
New technology could end the debate over pipeline safety

Monitoring, detecting pipeline corrosion still a 'crude' affair.

Barrick scraps corporate development team: report

Jeffrey Richmond | August 27, 2014
Barrick scraps development team to cut costs

More cuts may be on the way.

Atlanta Gold announces amendment to senior secured notes and receipt of request for redemption of convertible debenture

CNW Group | August 27, 2014

Canadian junior has reached an agreement to amend the terms of its outstanding US$4 million principal amount senior secured notes to among other things, extend the time for repayment of the notes by twelve months.

Iron ore falls again, hits fresh two-year low

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 27, 2014
Iron ore falls again, hits fresh two-year low

If the steel-making material loses another $2 a tonne, it will be the lowest since October 2009.

Cameco shuts down operations, locks workers out

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 27, 2014
Cameco shuts down operations, locks workers out

The Canadian uranium producer said move aims to ensure safety ahead of Saturday's announced strike.

INFOGRAPHIC: Abenomics, Japan's dangerous experiment

Visual Capitalist | August 27, 2014
INFOGRAPHIC Abenomics feat

Involves splitting electric utilities generation businesses, exporting nuclear plants.

Imperial Metals new copper and gold mine ready to begin production

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 26, 2014
Imperial Metals new copper and gold mine ready to begin production

The company said its Red Chris copper and gold mine, in northwest B.C., will start up once a power line is completed next month.

U.S. miner buys Glencore's massive Donkin coal mine

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 26, 2014
U.S. miner buys Glencore's massive Donkin coal mine

Cline Group now owns a 75% stake in the project, considered one of the largest undeveloped coal deposits in North America.

Uranium stocks follow spot price higher

Frik Els | August 25, 2014
Uranium stocks follow spot price higher

After a brutal correction early 2014, near term producers and explorers are enjoying a great quarter as the uranium spot price jumps 8% in August.

Cliffs Natural Resources up on $200m buyback plan

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 25, 2014
Cliffs Natural Resources up on $200m buyback plan

The new repurchase program will remain active until Dec. 31, 2015.

Dominion Diamond still hoping to own Diavik mine

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 25, 2014
Dominion Diamond still hoping to own Diavik mine

The Canadian company is trying to grow its share of the North West Territories diamonds pie.

Gold should be $1,400/oz: Global Investors's Holmes

MINING.com Editor | August 24, 2014
$1400 gold

Frank Holmes, CEO and CIO of US Global Investors, a company known for its focus on the natural resources sector, says he believes the price of gold should be $1,400 per ounce, according to an interview on Ceo.ca. Holmes mentions …

Alaska lawmakers ask Kerry to intercede on B.C. mines: BIV

Jeffrey Richmond | August 24, 2014
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Mt. Polley disaster figuratively spills over the U.S. border.

Busy times ahead: global mining deals on their way up

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 24, 2014
Busy times ahead: global mining deals on their way up

Gold assets among favourites.

Abandoned Canadian mining town up for sale

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 24, 2014
Abandoned Canadian mining town up for sale

Listed for Cdn $995,000.

Canada's most expensive cupcake is topped with gold, diamond sprinkles

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 24, 2014
Canada's most expensive cupcake is topped with gold, diamond sprinkles

It can be ordered for "only" $900.

If China, Russia succeed in ditching the dollar…

Sprott Group | August 24, 2014
What if China, Russia succeed in ditching the dollar

This is one of the greatest wealth transfers in history.

SCO and Mackinder’s prophecy

GoldMoney | August 24, 2014
SCO and Mackinder’s prophecy

The SCO intends to do away with the U.S. dollar for trade settlement.

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NexGen Energy site visit: all signs point to arrow

Travis McPherson - CEO.ca | August 22, 2014

For over a year we’ve been following NexGen Energy’s (NXE:TSXV) potential to discover the next high-grade uranium deposit.

Leonardo DiCaprio in Canada’s Fort McMurray to learn about the oil sands

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 22, 2014
Leonardo DiCaprio in Canada’s Fort McMurray to learn about the oil sands

The actor is doing research for an upcoming documentary on the subject.

Gold mine collapse in Central African Republic kills 37

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 22, 2014
Gold mine collapse in Central African Republic kills 25

The mine is owned by Canadian Axmin, but was taken over by rebels over a year ago.

Summer drift continues

GoldMoney | August 22, 2014
summer drift feat

Underlying factor dollar's strength not gold’s weakness.

Smart money looking at this junior miner on the Cortez Trend in Nevada

Cortez Trend

Cortez District hosts Barrick’s most profitable mines and exploration growth.

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